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Public Invited to Experience Spring at City’s Greenhouse

Public Invited to Experience Spring at City’s Greenhouse

| 2015/02/05

Free visits on Feb. 8, 15 and 22, and March 1 and 8

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Kingston Ranked in Top 10 Most Romantic Cities in Canada

Kingston Ranked in Top 10 Most Romantic Cities in Canada

| 2015/02/04

Amazon.ca has once again announced its list of Canada’s Top 20 Most Romantic Cities, with Kingston once again cracking the Top 10 list for the year. Their sixth annual ranking by was determined by comparing a full year’s worth of sales data, from January 1, 2014 to January 1, 2015, on a per capita basis [...]

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Emergency Heating Assistance Offered by Union Gas and United Way

Emergency Heating Assistance Offered by Union Gas and United Way

| 2015/02/03

Families and individuals located in Kingston Frontenac Lennox and Addington can apply to receive emergency financial assistance to keep their heat on, courtesy of the annual Union Gas Winter Warmth program. The program, administered by United Way KFLA in partnership with local agencies, was created to assist eligible low-income natural gas customers who have no [...]

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City Seeks Public’s Feedback on 2014 Municipal Election

City Seeks Public’s Feedback on 2014 Municipal Election

| 2015/02/01

What was your experience of the 2014 municipal election? The City of Kingston is offering opportunities for electors to provide feedback on the 2014 municipal election: – At a public meeting of the administrative policies committee, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., on Thursday, Feb. 12 in Council Chambers at City Hall, 216 Ontario St. – Through [...]

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Loving Spoonful Fundraising Goal Surpassed & Collects Over 47,000 lbs of Food

Loving Spoonful Fundraising Goal Surpassed & Collects Over 47,000 lbs of Food

| 2015/01/14

Local charity Loving Spoonful has reported that in 2014, they collected over 47,000 lbs of healthy, perishable food that was delivered to 25 Kingston locations that serve people in need. According to the organization, every pound of food reclaimed provides the healthy food that creates one meal that was distributed to shelters, meal programs, drop-in [...]

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Kingston Humane Society Issues Pet Cold Weather Warning

Kingston Humane Society Issues Pet Cold Weather Warning

| 2015/01/07

It’s the time of year we have come to know – bitter cold temperatures along with snowy and icy streets. The Kingston Humane Society would like to remind people who care for animals that this time of year may pose threats to their furry friends. Prolonged exposure to temperatures below freezing may cause hypothermia in [...]

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Helicopter Dispatched to Rescue Stranded Boaters

Helicopter Dispatched to Rescue Stranded Boaters

| 2015/01/05

According to the Canadian Press, a military search and rescue helicopter from CFB Trenton has been dispatched to rescue three boaters who are stranded on the Brother Islands, just southwest of the Kingston airport in Lake Ontario. The Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre stated having received a call at approximately 11:30 am on Monday from the [...]

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Low Income Households Can Save Money on Recreation and Transit

Low Income Households Can Save Money on Recreation and Transit

| 2015/01/02

City offering subsidies for monthly bus passes, recreation, and the cost of spay/neutering pets

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Youth 4 Youth Arts Showcase at Calvin Park School

Youth 4 Youth Arts Showcase at Calvin Park School

| 2014/12/16

Calvin Park Public School will stage a multi-arts show entitled, “Youth 4 Youth” Tuesday, December 16 and  Wednesday, December 17 starting at 6:30 p.m. This year, the students have created an ‘Evening of the Arts‘ to raise money and awareness for Home-Based Housing and other local youth services. Over seventy-five Calvin Park students (from every program: [...]

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Kingston Teen Reports Being Approached by Male Driver

Kingston Teen Reports Being Approached by Male Driver

| 2014/12/11

Teen approached Thursday, December 11th near Bagot Street and Charles Street

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